Morgan Coates


Photo Editor

Education: Manchester Metropolitan University, BA (Hons) in History of Film, Photography and Graphic Media

Morgan Coates is the photo editor at The Washington Post’s London hub, playing a key role in the newsroom's global expansion and covering breaking news as it unfolds in the United States and around the globe. Coates joined The Post after four years as a photo editor at NBC News. Coates is a picture editor and content specialist with nearly 20 years of experience and has worked for a variety of picture agencies and publications including the Sunday Times, the Sun, Wireimage, Getty and the Associated Press.
Latest from Morgan Coates

Communities come together to remember the victims of the Club Q shooting

People across the United States to remember the five victims of the shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs.

November 21, 2022

Photos: The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China

The twice-a-decade party conference where Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to receive a third five-year term.

October 19, 2022

Photos: The moment kamikaze drones hit central Kyiv

Ukraine's capital Kyiv was struck four times in an early morning Russian attack with Iranian drones.

October 17, 2022

Ball of buzzy bees helps American win Wildlife Photographer of the Year

U.S. photographer Karine Aigner wins the Natural History Museum’s prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition 2022 for her shot of mating bees.

October 12, 2022

Catalans, in contest for tallest human tower, climb to dizzying heights

The winning team's human tower, or "castell," measured over 42 feet in a competition for more than $15,000.

October 3, 2022

Photos show Typhoon Noru’s devastation in the Philippines

Typhoon Noru caused widespread flooding and destroyed buildings after hitting the Luzon island in the Philippines.

September 26, 2022

Wildfires, floods, typhoons: 24 hours of photos show climate change threat

Photos show a snapshot of extreme weather impact in summer 2022, from wildfires in California to floods in Pakistan.

September 7, 2022

Volcano eruption near Iceland airport sparks travel fears, risky photo shoots

The Fagradalsfjall volcano in southwest Iceland is close to the Keflavik Airport, a major global hub.

August 4, 2022

The life of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, in photos

Born in 1954, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, Shinzo Abe, came from an elite political family.

July 8, 2022

Photos: Britain basks in Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations

Britain's four day public holiday begins with a Trooping the Colour in celebration of Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee.

June 2, 2022